NY Fed May Consumer Survey Finds Public Bracing for Large Inflation Gains

Americans are bracing for a wave of higher inflation over the next year, amid projections of…

Pandemic Hangover: $11 Trillion in Corporate Debt

Before the pandemic, U.S. companies were borrowing heavily at low interest rates. When Covid-19 lockdowns triggered…

Economy Week Ahead: The Fed, Factories and Consumers

The Federal Reserve building in Washington on June 2. Photo: Liu Jie/Xinhua/Zuma Press By WSJ Staff…

Retiring Workers Alter Fed’s Calculus on Jobs Shortfall

WASHINGTON—Federal Reserve officials have long said a key condition for raising interest rates is a return…

WSJ News Exclusive | Europe Keeps Aiding Companies to Avoid Surge of Covid-19 Insolvencies

Rousselle Industrie SA, a maker of machinery for paint manufacturers in northern France, almost collapsed in…

Forget Going Back to the Office—People Are Just Quitting Instead

More U.S. workers are quitting their jobs than at any time in at least two decades,…

The Bond Market Is Acting Strange. An Economic Slowdown Could Be Ahead.

Text size New housing starts slid 9.5% in April. George Frey/Getty Images “If we ended up…

When Americans Took to the Streets Over Inflation

In the fall of 1966, a wave of protests swept the U.S., capturing the attention of…

Which Higher Prices Are Here to Stay?

Inflation is heating up across the economy as the ebbing of the pandemic unleashes pent-up consumer…

U.S. Budget Deficit Grew to Record $2.1 Trillion in Fiscal Year’s First Eight Months

The U.S. budget deficit grew to a record $2.1 trillion during the first eight months of…

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